Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Michigan

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics and major events or exposures, Michigan
Selected
characteristics
2004
Total Event or exposure (1)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

127 23 15 13 46 3 27

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

99 19 11 9 41 18

Self Employed (3)

28 4 4 4 5 9

Sex

Men

117 21 15 10 46 24

Women

10 3 3

Age

Under 16

16-17

18-19

20-24

8 3 3

25-34

21 4 3 5 6

35-44

33 4 4 3 13 9

45-54

33 5 6 13 5

55-64

12 7

65 and older

15 5 3 4

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

98 20 12 12 38 14

Black or African American, non-Hispanic

16 3 9

Hispanic or Latino

6 3

American Indian or Alaska Native

Asian

4 3

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Multiple races

Other or not reported

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected events and employee status and sex, Michigan
Event or exposure (1) 2004
Total Employee status Sex
Wage
and
salary
(2)
Self
employed
(3)
Men Women

Total

127 99 28 117 10

Contact with objects and equipment

23 19 4 21

Struck by object

10 9 10

Struck by falling object

4 4 4

Caught in equipment or object

7 6 6

Caught in running equipment or machinery

5 5 4

Falls

15 11 4 15

Fall to lower level

12 9 12

Fall from ladder

Fall from roof

Fall from scaffold

4 4

Harmful substances or environments

13 9 4 10 3

Contact with electric current

7 5 7

Exposure to caustic, noxious substances

4 3

Oxygen deficiency

Transportation incident

46 41 5 46

Highway transportation incident

19 18 19

Collision between vehicles

11 10 11

Non-collision highway incident

3 3 3

Non-highway transportation incident

12 9 3 12

Overturned, non-highway

5 3 5

Struck by vehicle

9 9 9

Aircraft incident

Fires and explosions

3

Assaults and violent acts

27 18 9 24 3

Homicides

22 16 6 20

Homicides - shooting

19 14 5 17

Self-inflicted injuries

4 4

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected industries and major events or exposures, Michigan
Selected industries (1) 2004
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

127 23 15 13 46 3 27

Private industry

Goods Producing

64 14 15 8 22 5

Natural resources and mining

19 3 3 9 3

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

17 9 3

Mining

Construction

28 5 12 5 6

Manufacturing

17 6 7

Service providing

49 9 4 16 18

Trade, transportation, and utilities

24 6 3 8 6

Wholesale trade

6

Retail trade

6 4

Transportation and warehousing

12 4 4

Utilities

Information

Financial activities

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

Professional and business services

9 7

Professional, scientific, and technical services

5 5

Management of companies and enterprises

Administrative and waste services

4

Education and health services

5 3

Educational services

Health care and social assistance

4

Leisure and hospitality

7 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3

Accommodation and food services

4 3

Other services

4 4

Government (3)

14 8 4

Federal

State

Local

11 5 4

Footnotes
(1) Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
(3) Includes fatalities to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

Fatal occupational injuries by selected occupations and major events or exposures, Michigan
Selected occupations (1) 2004
Total Event or exposure (2)
Contact
with objects
and
equipment
Falls Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
or
explosions
Assaults
and
violent
acts

Total

127 23 15 13 46 3 27

Management, professional, and related occupations

23 4 11 5

Management occupations

12 3 4

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

5 5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

Community and social services occupations

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

Service occupations

21 6 9

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

12 4 7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

9 3 5

Sales and related occupations

7 5

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

38 7 12 7 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

8 6

Construction and extraction occupations

23 4 11 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

7 3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

35 10 15 6

Production occupations

11 3 5

Transportation and material moving occupations

24 7 10 5

Military specific occupations

Footnotes
(1) Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
(2) Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification system.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with state and federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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